United Arab Emirates

Qatar Not Alone in Supporting IS - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Involved: Experts

Sputnik International 16 December 2014
By Svetlana Alexandrova, Daria Chernyshova

Qatar was supporting a range of Islamists in Syria and Iraq from the Muslim Brotherhood to Salafi Jihadist groups along with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, experts told Sputnik News

 

Dad rapes little daughter for 10 years

Emirates 24/7 15 December 2014

A Saudi father raped his little daughter for nearly 10 years before he was arrested by the police and the girl was taken to the social service centre. The unnamed father had first

 

Islamic State: Coalition 'pledges more troops' for Iraq

BBC News 9 December 2014

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants has pledged to send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq, a top US commander has said. Lt Gen James Terry, who is

 

Two Saudi women held for driving, to serve 25 more days

Irish Independent 8 December 2014
By Aya Batrawy

Two Saudi women detained nearly a week ago for violating the kingdom's female driving ban were ordered to be held for 25 more days yesterday, according to a relative. The women

 

Respected journalists expose media bias against Israel

The Times of Israel 3 December 2014
By Yochanan Visser

Until now media bias against Israel has been exposed by pro-Israel NGO’s like Honest Reporting and Camera. But now respected journalists have decided to break the silence and

 

Saudi Women Continue Their Fight for the Right to Drive

VICE 2 December 2014
By Helen Nianias

On Sunday night, 25-year-old activist Loujain al-Hathloul was ?banned from entering Saudi Arabia from the UAE. She had her passport confiscated by border police and was forced

 

Sharjah show to give thrust to UAE's halal move

Zawya 1 December 2014

With the UAE all set to introduce a label to certify halal products, the halal industry is eagerly waiting for the first major gathering of scholars, government bodies and

 

Hamas-linked CAIR: A Terror Organization

Islamist Watch 25 November 2014
By Robert Spencer

The United Arab Emirates last week approved a list of 86 "designated terrorist organisations and groups, including the usual suspects – the UAE Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic

 

Tanzania evicting 40,000 people from homeland to make room for Dubai royal family

Salon.com 24 November 2014
By Joanna Rothkopf

40,000 Masai people will be evicted from their homeland in Tanzania, because the Dubai royal family has bought it with the intention of using it as a reserve to hunt big game

 

Danish Muslim group on international terror list

The Local / Denmark 18 November 2014

Around eighty extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Denmark, Sweden and Norway featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and

 

Emirates put Norwegian Islamic group on terror list

The Local Norway 18 November 2014

Around 80 extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Sweden, Norway and Denmark featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and

 

Austrian Saudi school ‘teaching anti-Semitic values’

RT 18 November 2014

The Saudi School – a private institution for Middle Eastern immigrants in Vienna – is being investigated for allegedly teaching anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories, according

 

Anger as UAE puts Nordic, UK Muslim groups on terror list

World Bulletin 18 November 2014

The inclusion by the United Arab Emirates of some of the most respected Islamic organizations established within Nordic states and the UK on a list of groups - including

 

ISIS executes nearly 1,500 people in Syria in 5 months

Al Arabiya News 18 November 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has executed nearly 1,500 people in Syria in the five months since it declared the establishment of a "caliphate", a monitoring group

 

2 US Islamic groups called terrorist by UAE

Stars and Stripes 18 November 2014
By Nafeesa Syeed

The United Arab Emirates included two U.S.-based Islamic groups on a list of more than 80 terrorist movements worldwide in an action that drew swift denials from the

 

Muslim scholars' union slams UAE 'terrorist' label

The Middle East Monitor 18 November 2014
By Muslim scholars' union slams UAE 'terrorist' label

The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) expressed its surprise on Monday over the decision by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to include the bloc on the country's list

 

Palm Jumeirah in Dubai to get first Sharia-compliant hotel

The National 18 November 2014
By Sananda Sahoo

The Palm Jumeirah is set to get its first Sharia-compliant hotel. R Hotels, the hospitality arm of Ajman-based R Holding, expects to open its 259-room four-star resort

 

Muslim Brotherhood, CAIR, Designated Terrorist Groups By United Arab Emirates

Inquisitr 17 November 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood was designated a Terrorist Group by the United Arab Emirates Saturday, joining several other organizations that received the same designation from the

 

Ambassadors of Gulf Arab states to return to Qatar

Stripes 17 November 2014
By Abdullah Al-Shihri

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain said Monday they will reinstate their ambassadors to Qatar after withdrawing them in an unprecedented

 

Officials question inclusion of Finnish Tatar Muslims on terror watch-list

YLE News 17 November 2014

Foreign Ministry official says a translation error may be responsible for the group, known in Finland for their moderate Islamic beliefs, ending up on a list of suspected terrorist

 
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